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SAG Leaders' Reaction to AFTRA Letter Mixed

0407_johnson An open letter from the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists' top brass calling for "one media and entertainment union for all actors, performers and broadcast journalists" has met with mixed reaction from leaders of the Screen Actors Guild, with moderates hailing it as an important step and hard-liners sounding a word of caution. "I think this is extremely premature," said SAG 1st vice president Anne-Marie Johnson. "We're getting very close to beginning the process of bargaining one of the most lucrative contracts in this industry. This is the time to prove our united strength—if there is any—to provide the strongest contracts our actor members can possibly have."

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Pictured: Anne-Marie Johnson (Photo: Getty Images)

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